Category: High School

Caldwell 81st at Class 1A golf

Junior Max Caldwell represented Peabody-Burns at the Class 1A state golf tournament at Dodge City’s Mariah Hills golf course Monday. Caldwell carded an 18-hole score of 117, tying for 81st place among a field of 87 golfers. Stockton’s Brady Beougher won the tournament with a 78.

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Marion claims third place in 3A state baseball

Marion claims third place in 3A state baseball

Cole Srajer collides with Sabetha catcher Brandon Brownlee, scoring on Luke Lanning’s sacrifice fly to make it 9-2 during the fifth inning of Friday’s 3A semifinal game. Janae Rempel The Marion baseball team ended the 2018 season with a win, defeating Riley County, 9-1, in the state consolation game to claim third place in Class 3A Friday. The Warriors finished […]

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Neighbors battle in regional semifinals

Neighbors battle in regional semifinals

Coach Roger Schroeder congratulates Evann Heidebrecht after a walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the eighth inning to celebrate a shot for a state tournament berth. Janae Rempel / Free Press With a three-hit shutout of Southeast of Saline Wed­nesday, the Marion baseball team earned its second-consecutive trip to the Class 3A state tournament, defeating the Trojans, 6-0, in […]

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Hillsboro softball rallies to upend top-seeded Warriors

Hillsboro softball rallies to upend top-seeded Warriors

Hillsboro senior Sarah Jost scores in the game-changing six-run sixth inning as the throw comes late to the plate. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press The Hillsboro softball team achieved a come-from-behind upset win over No. 1 seed Marion in the semi­finals, but couldn’t avoid a 3-0 shutout by No. 2 seed Chase County in the championship game of the Class […]

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Nine Trojans qualify for state track

Nine Trojans qualify for state track

Nine Trojans will represent Hillsboro High at the KSHSAA Track & Field State Championships this weekend in Wichita. Pictured in the back row are (from left) Jessica Saunders, Wes Shaw, Josiah Driggers and Sienna Kaufman; front row, Addie Berens, Kinsey Kleiner, Iris Klein and Roxana Nieto. Not pictured: Abby Sechrist. Hillsboro track and field athletes qualified for eight individual events […]

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Hillsboro baseball opens regional play with 12-0 shutout

Hillsboro, seeded No. 4 (11-9), opened the Class 3A regional tournament with a 12-0 win over No. 5 seed Min­nea­polis (9-11) May 14 at Memorial Field. Caleb Potucek was the pitching hero for the Tro­jans. The sophomore threw a one-hit shutout over five innings in the run-rule victory. “Caleb was awesome on the mound,” head coach Luke Moore said. “He […]

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11 Warriors will compete at state track meet

The Marion track and field team competed at the Class 2A regional at Valley Heights Friday, where 11 Warriors qualified for the state meet in 12 events with top-four finishes. “We had the full range of emotions on this day,” coach Grant Thierolf said. “We had some outstanding performances, led by Emmy Hess, Anne Baliel, Jack Schneider and Tyler Palic. […]

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Area High School Sports Roundup (5-23-18)

Area High School Sports Roundup (5-23-18)

Canton-Galva will be sending these state qualifiers to the Kansas Track and Field Championship in Wichita on Friday and saturday. From left: Tia Moddelmog, Katie Fielder, Maddie Snow and Kinser Colgin. Photo courtesy of Tina McMannis BASEBALL ◼ Canton-Galva: The Eagles completed their season with a 17-7 loss to Inman May 14 in the Class 2-1A regional first round played […]

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Marion, Peabody-Burns golfers to compete at state

The Marion/Peabody-Burns golf team competed in two locations for regionals May 14. Max Caldwell represented Peabody-Burns at the Halstead Class 1A regional, where he qualified for state as an individual. His 18-hole score of 113 was good for 15th place among a field of 25 golfers. Central Chris­tian’s Marshall Walton won with a 78. Meanwhile, Marion golfers traveled to Hillsboro […]

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MHS softball just short of HOA title

The Marion softball team handed Hutchinson Trinity its first league loss Tuesday, but with a doubleheader split, the Warriors fell one game short of sharing the league title with the Celtics. Marion finished Heart of America play with a 13-3 record. Trinity was 15-1. “(The Celtics) have the skills all the way around,” coach Jennifer Felvus said. “They can defend […]

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